Fine Free in '23!

RIPL cardholders now have fine-free lending status. For questions about this new policy, please see the How Do I  section, or click the Fine Free Policy box to read our post on this exclusive benefit for RIPL cardholders! 

Locations & Hours

Downtown Library building entrance

Downtown Library

401 19th St.
Rock Island, IL 61201

Dial-A-Story: 309-732-7002

Monday-Friday: 10am to 6pm
Saturday: 10am to 2pm

Southwest Branch building entrance

Southwest Library

9010 Ridgewood Road
Rock Island, IL 61201

Dial-A-Story: 309-732-7002

Monday-Tuesdays: 12pm (Noon) to 8pm 
Wednesday-Friday: !0am to 6pm
Saturday: 10am to 2pm 

Architect's rendering of new Watts-Midtown branch entrance plaza

Watts-Midtown Library (Coming Soon!)

Best guess - late January 2023. Stay tuned! 

Future address: 2715 30th Street, Rock Island

Future phone & hours: Not yet available. 

Construction is in progress. We’ll post building updates and photos and news about the new location opening.

Side view of Library2Go bookmobile van


Curbside pickups and returns, story bundles, WiFi, ROCK-FI access. Up to four persons may enter the bookmobile at a time.

Recorded information: 309-732-7369
Pickup line: 309-989-5450